Lawyer synonyms

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In England, a lawyer who argues cases in court. See also solicitor.
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A person who is legally qualified and licensed to represent a person in a legal matter, such as a transaction or lawsuit.
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One or more lawyers who provide advice to or represent a particular client. In the singular, also called a counselor. See also attorney. One or more lawyers who provide advice to or represent a particular client. In the singular, also called a counselor. See also attorney.
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A person who pleads another's cause; specif., a lawyer
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An official of ancient Rome who managed the financial affairs of a province or acted as governor of a lesser province
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(Slang) A lawyer, esp. one regarded as highly skilled or ambitious
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A person who gives counsel; an adviser.
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An attorney; a counsel.
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A lawyer
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An attorney holding a public office that handles cases involving a city, state, or other jurisdiction.
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One who has thorough knowledge and experience of law, especially an eminent judge, lawyer, or legal scholar.
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A public official, as a district attorney, who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the State or people
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One that initiates and carries out a legal action, especially criminal proceedings.
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A person who has special knowledge of the law, or of some branch of it
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(--- U.S. Air Force) A noncommissioned officer of the fourth grade, ranking above airman first class and below staff sergeant
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A member of any of certain national legislatures or their lower houses, as in France, Italy, or Albania
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(Linguistics) The argument that expresses the means or cause of an action or event described by a phrase or clause. The noun John is the agent in the clause John threw the ball.
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An attorney hired by the government for the purpose of defending anyone who is accused of a crime but who is unable to afford to hire an attorney. The right to such a defense is guaranteed by the Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution. An attorney hired by the government for the purpose of defending anyone who is accused of a crime but who is unable to afford to hire an attorney. The right to such a defense is guaranteed by the Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution.
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The chief legal officer of the United States or of a state, who advises the federal or state government on legal matters, represents the federal or state government in litigation, and heads the United States Department of Justice or a state’s legal department. Abbreviated A.G. See also solicitor(s) general and United States Attorney. The chief legal officer of the United States or of a state, who advises the federal or state government on legal matters, represents the federal or state government in litigation, and heads the United States Department of Justice or a state’s legal department. Abbreviated A.G. See also solicitor(s) general and United States Attorney.
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A law officer of similar rank in certain U.S. states and in England
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In the U.S., a lawyer serving in a specified judicial district as prosecutor for the state or for the federal government in criminal cases
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A party that is not involved in a particular litigation but that is allowed by the court to advise it on a matter of law or policy directly affecting the litigation.
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A student of jurisprudence; jurist
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(Informal) A clever, shrewd, or tricky lawyer, esp. one skilled in taking advantage of legal technicalities
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(Slang) A person, esp. a lawyer, who uses unethical or tricky methods; pettifogger
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A lawyer who is eager to bring personal injury lawsuits.
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A spokesman who speaks on behalf of someone else
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A person without noble rank or title.
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A supervisor especially of an examination or dormitory in a school.
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Synonym Study

  • Counsel , often equivalent to counselor , is frequently used collectively for a group of counselors
  • Attorney , usually, and its British equivalent, solicitor , always, refer to a lawyer legally empowered to act for a client, as in drawing up a contract or will, settling property, etc.
  • Counselor and its British equivalent, barrister , refer to a lawyer who conducts cases in court
  • Lawyer is the general term for a person trained in the law and authorized to advise or represent others in legal matters
Find another word for lawyer. In this page you can discover 42 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for lawyer, like: barrister, attorney, counsel, advocate, procurator, legal-eagle, counselor, counselor-at-law, attorney at law, solicitor and legal adviser.